Pictou County Hodge Podge.

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READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Bluenoser

This is a typical Nova Scotia dish that uses all the fresh vegetables from the garden.Use any combination you desire.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 -6 cups chopped assorted fresh vegetables (combine baby potatoes,peas,baby carrots,green onions,green beans,broccoli or cauliflower)
  • 14 lb salt pork, cut in strips
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 cup light cream
  • 2 tablespoons butter


  1. Cook vegetables in boiling salted water til tender,starting with those that need the longest cooking time and adding the others so all will be cooked at the same time.
  2. Drain reserving 1/2 cup cooking liquid
  3. In a skillet fry salt pork until crisp.
  4. Remove pork and add onion to the fat in the skillet and saute til tender.
  5. Add reserve liquid,cream,butter,and salt pork.
  6. Bring just to boiling and add cooked vegetables.
  7. Serve piping hot.

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